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Virtual study event: Contamination/Curation
The October Keeping up Momentum sessions will aim to motivate and challenge and help you to contextualise your work. There will be two workshops, approximately two hours each, led by OCA tutor Bryan Eccleshall. The first session will be on October 3 at 10am with a follow-up on the 24.Read More
Regional group in focus: OCA East of England
My hope is that we can resume in person meetings as soon as practicable with a combination of tutor contributions, gallery visits and more informal meetings. We could also continue to meet remotely recognising that it is a useful addition to our programme and aids access.Read More
Study event review: Masterclass with Laura Rossi
Since childhood I have been fascinated by the ability of film music to completely capture an audience’s imagination. The OCA Enterprise funding seemed the perfect opportunity to find out more about the work of film composers, and I was delighted that my application to fund a masterclass with acclaimed composer Laura Rossi was approved. Due […]Read More
What is conflict?
When talking about conflict in scriptwriting, we don’t simply refer to the central ‘battle’ between our main character and their antagonist force. Conflict is also in the skilful crafting of contrasting sensorial elements, weaved into the scenes; it becomes a contrast of sounds, insertion of small elements of disturbance, use of light and shadows.Read More
Addressing the gap – What and why are there gaps at OCA?
Last year OCA launched an ambitious new 10-year strategy, available on our website, that talked of closing equality gaps, and making a curriculum that is ‘sensitive to global and cultural contexts’. But how to get there? How do we make a curriculum that is reflective of the work and perspectives of people all around the world? How do we ensure that there are no equality gaps?Read More